- Location:London, UK
- Market:Government and Education
- Products Used:1200 Discovery and XPander devices
- Panel:5 Advanced Electronics control panels
- Installer:ERIF UK
Founded in 1930 Goodenough College in central London is home to
more than 600 postgraduates from over 90 countries. Situated within
the Grade II Listed houses on the north and south sides of
Mecklenburgh Square in Bloomsbury, the College required a fire
system sympathetic to its heritage.
The client's specification called for an appropriate fire
protection response for the heritage areas of the site, plus a
solution to nuisance alarms in the College's accommodation blocks,
caused by a number of sources, including steam in the bathrooms and
smoke in the kitchens. ERIF was able to select the perfect Apollo
product to match these differing requirements.
XPander was specified for the heritage locations at the College
so that interiors were not compromised, alongside devices such as
the Discovery Multisensor for combating false alarms in the
The fire detection system at Goodenough College incorporates
approximately 1,200 Discovery and XPander devices in all,
configured around five Advanced control panels and is programmed to
enable phased evacuation block by block.